burnt sienna

noun

Definition of burnt sienna

1 : a yellowish red to reddish brown pigment made by calcining raw sienna and used especially in stains and glazes and as an artist's color
2 : a dark reddish orange that is yellower and less strong than average lacquer and yellower and slightly lighter than ocher red

called also burnt Italian earth

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“Burnt sienna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burnt%20sienna. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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